Blogs | Friday
Well, besides being a bit shocked that a 7-year-old had already been so affected by the gendering of games (as if the fact that the girls think they can’t wear sneakers unless they’re sparkly or pink isn’t enough) it got me thinking about gendering our speech as adults and how our daily interactions with children can greatly affect the outcome of their perception of gender roles.
We all know the feeling. The collective groan throughout the class when your freshman comparative literature professor pulls out "War and Peace," over a thousand pages of pure struggle that results in confusion and hatred for all things Tolstoy
HBO loves tits. I’m not talking about the late, late-night special programming (I was just being polite - porn), but I am talking about regular primetime shows that prove to be game changers in the world of network original series.
Last weekend, I went with my family to the State Park that is directly across from our house.
Whenever I think of summer reading I remember ignoring whatever classic American novel I was supposed to be reading for the next year’s English class and reading fun fast-paced whodunits and the historical novels that you always hide the cover of because it’s embarrassing to admit that you read those kinds of books.
Maybe you’ve seen it all over the Internet over the past two months.